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Naucratis

Overview page. Subjects: Classical Studies.

A Greek city on the east bank of the Canopic branch of the Nile 83 km. (52 mi.) SE of Alexandria. It was founded as a trading station in the reign of Psammetichus I (664–610 bc). Under...

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Naucratis

Myrto Malouta.

P ublished online July 2015 .

Article. Subjects: Egyptology. 8177 words.

This chapter traces the history of Naucratis and highlights the city’s main characteristics, arranged thematically. Naucratis represents the first instance of organized Greek presence...

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Naucratis

Walter Eric Harold Cockle.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Classics

P ublished online March 2016 .

Article. Subjects: Historical Geography. 501 words.

Naucratis (Kōm Ga᾽if), a Greek city in the Saite nome (see nomos(1)) on the east bank of the Canopic branch of the *Nile 83 km. (52 mi.) south-east of *Alexandria (1). It was founded as a trading...

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Naucratis

Overview page. Subjects: Classical Studies.

A Greek city on the east bank of the Canopic branch of the Nile 83 km. (52 mi.) SE of Alexandria. It was founded as a trading station in the reign of Psammetichus I (664–610 bc). Under...

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Naucratis

Edited by John Roberts.

in Oxford Dictionary of the Classical World

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Classical Studies. 78 words.

a Greek city on the east bank of the Canopic branch of the Nile 83 km. (52 mi.) SE of ...

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Naucratis

Walter Eric Harold Cockle.

in The Oxford Classical Dictionary

January 2005; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Classical Studies. 452 words.

a Greek city in the Saite nome (see nomos (1)) on the east bank of the Canopic branch

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Naucratis

in The Oxford Classical Dictionary

January 2012; p ublished online December 2012 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Classical Studies. 458 words.

a Greek city in the Saite nome (see nomos (1)) on the east bank of the Canopic branch of the ...

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Athenaeus (1), of Naucratis, author of Δειπνοσοφισταί, fl. c. 200 CE

Walter Manoel Edwards, Robert Browning and Nigel Wilson.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Classics

P ublished online December 2015 .

Article. Subjects: Classical Literature. 405 words.

Athenaeus (1) (fl. c. 200 ce), of *Naucratis in Egypt. His only extant work, Δειπνοσοφισταί (‘The Learned Banquet’), was probably completed in the years immediately following the death of *Commodus...

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Athenaeus of Naucratis

Natalia Pedrique.

in Classics

P ublished online January 2018 .

Article. Subjects: Classical Studies; Classical Art and Architecture; Classical History; Classical Literature; Classical Philosophy. 11593 words.

During the 19th and the great part of the 20th century, scholarship was mainly interested in Athenaeus as a source for the many authors he quotes in his work. Of a lot of them we would not...

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Comanus, of Naucratis

Nigel Wilson.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Classics

P ublished online December 2015 .

Article. Subjects: Classical Literature. 47 words.

Grammarian. His work on *Homer provoked a response from *Aristarchus (2). He was also interested in *Hesiod and *Demosthenes (2). A few fragments survive.

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Comanus (of Naucratis)

in The Oxford Classical Dictionary

January 2012; p ublished online December 2012 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Classical Studies. 40 words.

grammarian. His work on *Homer provoked a response from *Aristarchus (2). He was also interested in *Hesiod...

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Cleomenes (of *Naucratis)

in The Oxford Classical Dictionary

January 2012; p ublished online December 2012 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Classical Studies. 166 words.

In 332/1 bc *Alexander (3) the Great placed him in charge of the eastern sector of Egypt with responsibility for the fiscal system of the entire country. According to the Aristotelian ...

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Pollux, Iulius (of *Naucratis)

in The Oxford Classical Dictionary

January 2012; p ublished online December 2012 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Classical Studies. 398 words.

His Onomasticon was composed in the lifetime of *Commodus, to whom are addressed epistles prefixed to each of its ten books: that introducing book 8 indicates that the author's appointment...

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Nau'cratis

Edited by M. C. Howatson.

in The Oxford Companion to Classical Literature

January 2011; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Classical Literature. 93 words.

Greek town in the Delta of Egypt, about 50km (30 miles) from the sea on the Canopic (western) branch of

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Pollux, Julius, of Naucratis

Ronald W. Vince.

in The Oxford Encyclopedia of Theatre and Performance

January 2003; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Theatre. 52 words.

(second century ad)

Rhetorician and scholar. Pollux's Onomasticon, a topically arranged lexicon imperfectly preserved, includes a section on

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Cleomenes of Naucratis (d. 323 BCE)

stanley m. burstein.

in Dictionary of African Biography

January 2012; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: African History. 917 words.

satrap of Egypt during the reign of Alexander the Great, is a controversial figure, with scholars divided in their assessments

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Cleomenes (3), of Naucratis, financial administrator

Albert Brian Bosworth.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Classics

P ublished online March 2016 .

Article. Subjects: Economic History. 190 words.

In 332/1 bce*Alexander (3) the Great placed him in charge of the eastern sector of Egypt with responsibility for the fiscal system of the entire country. According to the Aristotelian Oecon...

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Staphylus (150 bc) (of *Naucratis)

in The Oxford Classical Dictionary

January 2012; p ublished online December 2012 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Classical Studies. 63 words.

an Alexandrian (See alexandria (1)), who wrote on Athens, Aeolia (precise scope doubtful), *Arcadia, and *Thessaly...

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Staphylus (2) , of Naucratis, Greek writer, before 150 bce

Kenneth S. Sacks.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Classics

P ublished online March 2016 .

Article. Subjects: Classical Literature. 68 words.

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Ptolemaeus (5) , of Naucratis, sophist, 2nd cent. CE

M. B. Trapp.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Classics

P ublished online March 2016 .

Article. Subjects: Classical Literature. 43 words.

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Pollux, Iulius, of Naucratis, scholar and rhetorician, 2nd cent. CE

Peter Barr Reid Forbes, Robert Browning and Nigel Wilson.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Classics

P ublished online March 2016 .

Article. Subjects: Classical Literature. 400 words.

His Onomasticon was composed in the lifetime of *Commodus, to whom are addressed epistles prefixed to each of its ten books: that introducing book 8 indicates that the author's appointment to a chair...

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